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GOP donor refuses to give more money to Republicans over gun control

Outside view of Sunrise Tactical Supply store in Coral Springs, Florida on February 16, 2018 where school shooter Nikolas Cruz bought his AR-15 to gun down students at Marjory Stoneman High School.
Outside view of Sunrise Tactical Supply store where school shooter Nikolas Cruz bought his AR-15. Photo: MICHELE EVE SANDBERG/AFP/Getty Images

The New York Times reports that Al Hoffman Jr., a top GOP donor, emailed six Republican leaders: "I will not write another check unless they all support a ban on assault weapons. Enough is enough!"

Why it matters: It's the first major pushback from an influential Republican urging lawmakers to support stricter gun control after the Parkland school shooting. And his money matters: He has given over $1 million to Right to Rise super PAC, which supported Jeb Bush’s 2016 campaign, and last spring he gave $25,000 to Mitch McConnell's Senate Leadership Fund.